BODY OF PALESTINIAN TEENAGER JIHAD AL-AKHRAS LIES IN MORGUE AFTER HE
WAS SHOT DEAD IN RAFAH.
The feet of 16 year-old Palestinian teenager Jihad al-Akhras are
examined in a Rafah morgue after he being shot dead in Rafah, near the
border with Egypt, December 6, 2003. Israeli soldiers opened fire on
what they said was a suspicious figure crawling toward an army outpost.
His brother Yusuf told Reuters that Jihad was a baggage handler at the
Rafah-Egypt border terminal and was running to help someone with his
luggage there when he was shot. REUTERS/Jerry Lampen